OK, I've looked in groups.google.com, TDLP, man pages, and I'm just getting
nowhere, so I'll just ask these completely unfocused questions and hope
someone has a clue to lend me.
So I'm running Linux Mandrake 9.2 on a box with a VT8233 built-in soundcard,
[AC97 Audio Controller]. I use KDE as my desktop, which means aRts, which
I don't know a damn thing about and am having a tough time finding out.
Anyway, two major categories of problem:
1) I can't get anything to record. I know the mike works, and that
the soundcard works with the mike, because I ...